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Associate Professor of Comparative Studies and Religious Studies, The Ohio State University

Isaac Weiner is a scholar of American religious studies, with research interests in pluralism, law, and sensory culture. His first book, Religion Out Loud: Religious Sound, Public Space, and American Pluralism (NYU Press, 2014), analyzed the politics of religious pluralism in the United States by attending to disputes about religious sound in the public realm. He is co-director of the American Religious Sounds Project (, a collaborative digital initiative, supported by the Henry Luce Foundation, to document and interpret the diversity of American religious life by attending to its varied sonic cultures. He is also co-editor of Religion, Law, USA (NYU Press, 2019).


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Religion, The Ohio State University